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Symphony Number One is Baltimore's newest chamber orchestra, dedicated to performing and promoting substantial works by emerging composers.
Led by Music Director Jordan Randall Smith, Symphony Number One brings together great composers of the past, virtuoso performers of the present, and the leading compositional voices of the future. We have ambitious plans to position our orchestra as an innovating leader in social change using the power of the music of our time.
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Our fourth album is here! You can order your copy of Approaching directly from the Symphony Number One store!
- Nicholas Bentz, Approaching Eternity
- Martha Horst, Straussian Landscapes
- Hangrui Zhang, Baltimore Prelude
Click on the links above to learn more about and sample each piece.
Award-winning composer Natalie Draper had her Symphony Number One collaboration, Timelapse Variations, featured by NASA in a series of videos accompanying a raft of new research regarding a new impact crater discovered in Greenland. The video has already reached tens of thousands of people through published articles by CNN, Smithsonian Magazine, and other popular outlets.
Take a look at Catalyst by composer Ben Goldberg, performed at TEDxMidAtlantic 2017!
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Symphony Number One is a 501 (c) (3) Non-profit Organization. All donations are tax-deductible.